Performance Highlights: 

  • Royal Festival Hall
  • The Barbican Center
  • The Lincoln Center
  • UW World Series
  • The Smithsonian Museum
  • The Metropolitan Performing Arts Center
  • The Philadelphia Museum of Art 
  • Lied Center for the Performing Arts
  • The Rialto Performing Arts Center
  • Washington Performing Arts Society
  • The Flynn Center
  • The Montreal Jazz Festival
  • The San Francisco Jazz Festival 

Awards & Accolades

  • Two of Raman's CDs were on the Top Ten Albums of 2007 on iTunes in the World Music Category, globally. 
  • "Best Flautist" award from the Madras Music Academy, 2009
  • Featured flautist in the box office hit movie Janumada Jodi.
  • Featured flautist in Kannada movie mega star Dr Rajkumar’s Devotional music album which sold over a million records.
  • Winner of the National Level All India Radio Music Competition in 1984
  • Senior Fellowship from the Department of Culture, Government of India.
  • Cultural Talent Search Scholarship from the Government of India.
  • ‘Surmani’ prestigious National Award by Sur-Singar Samsad, Bombay, India.
  • Grade A Flautist of All India Radio & Doordarshan.
  • Grade A Composer of All India Radio & Doordarshan
  • “Best Musician” award from Ganakala Parishad, Bangalore, India.
  • Gold Medal from Kanchi Kamkoti Mutt, Kancheepuram, India.
  • “Prathibha Rathna” title, India